To help round off the year I thought I would share some pictures. They say a picture is worth 1000 words. Well in the first half of the year I wrote 32,000 words in my blogs and here are 42 pictures, so it’s near enough.

January Installation

The Master-Elect takes his vow of office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Immediate Past Master congratulates the incoming Master

 

The Immediate Past Master presents her jewel to the Master’s Lady

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 2016 Court

 

The Master with new Freemen

 

The Master and his Lady

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Master starts the Loving Cup Ceremony

 

The Master thanks Sir Chris Powell

 

 

February British Airways

BA museum, Waterside

 

Master David Pearson and Flight Captain Tim Byatt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marketors team , Pancake Day Races. Junior Warden Phil Andrew , running for the Master, won the Master’s race.

One Extra Day
Outreach group relax in the Master’s garden

March

Giles Long MBE shares his Paralympic Gold winning experiences

 

City walk below, on & above the Thames

Under the Thames

 

Greenwich Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

O2

April – Spring Lunch

Master & Wardens with new Liverymen

 

Master & Master Actuary, Information Technologist, Grocer, Plaisterer, Tax Adviser, Insurer, Carman

 

Grocers’ Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liveryman Elizabeth Corley CBE thanks on behalf of the Guests

 

The Master thanks Elizabeth Corley CBE

May The Annual City Lecture in the ShardCity Lecture

The Shard

 

Sir Ian Cheshire takes questions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sir Ian Cheshire with Event Director Liveryman Karen Jones

June Common Hall

Roger Harrop delivers the Livery Professional address

 

Ironbridge Weekend

 

Jailed & Bailed

The Masters have all been convicted by the Sheriff of grievous and heinous crimes

 

The Master is chained and taken off to the Tower

 

The Masters escorted to the Tower

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Master gets bailed from the Tower of London

July Golf Day

Verulam Golf Course, site of Golf Day

 

Verulam Golf Course

 

Liveryman the Rt Hon Theresa May MP becomes Prime Minister

Banquet to the Lord Mayor, the Rt Hon Lord Mountevans, Mansion House

The Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress inspect the St Dunstan’s Carpet Guard

 

The Master receives the Lord Mayor

 

The Master, the Lord Mayor, the Sheriffs and their consorts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Lord Mayor engages in conversation with the Master’s son, Andrew

 

The Master starts the Loving Cup Ceremony

 

The Master’s Lady enjoys the Post Horn Gallop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Master thanks the Lord Mayor

 

The Master takes a stirrup cup with the Lord Mayor, his first in 8 months!

I’ll post the second half next week.

Acknowledgements. Photos from our great events are by our official photographer, the excellent Ben Fisher. www.benfisherphotography.com/

Others by members including some of my own.